(This document is for accessibility purposes only, the final decision is based on the original Japanese.)

Rules on best paper awards of the Journal of Natural Language Processing

Article 1: Best paper awards will be selected from articles published in the Journal of Natural Language Processing between January and December of that year.
Article 2: Best paper award(s) (first place) can be selected from them.
Article 3: The editorial committee will organize a sub-committee selecting best paper awards and recommend the candidate papers to the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors will approve them.
Article 4: In order to honor the awards and widely distribute the contents of the winning papers amongst our members, an author of each winning paper will be invited to give the Plenary Session Lectures held in our annual meeting.

(September 2012 Established; 2019 Partly Revised)